The government has agreed to declare an additional day of public holiday in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.
Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said the additional holiday would be declared on April 24 (Monday) if the first day of Hari Raya falls on April 21 (Friday).
If the first day of Hari Raya falls on April 22 (Saturday), meanwhile, the additional holiday will be declared on April 21 (Friday).
Speaking at a press conference in Putrajaya, he said this would make it easier for people to plan ahead of the celebration and make the journey back to their home towns.
Anwar also announced toll exemptions for all highway users from April 19 to 21, and April 24.
He said the toll exemptions would be applicable on 33 highways and for all classes of vehicles.
"This will reduce the cost of paying toll for those who are returning to their home towns to celebrate Aidilfitri, and make it easier for them to plan their journey," he said, adding that further details would be announced by Works Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi.
He added that from April 21 to May 21, the police would offer a special rate of RM50 for members of the public to settle traffic summonses issued before 2023.